Second Generation


10. James ACKLEY Sr was born about 1677 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.2,5,6,8,57 LDS also has birth as ca 1676, 1677, 1681 He was baptized on 20 March 1707 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.3,5 Ancestry and Family of Sophia Fidelia Hall has date as 30 Mar He signed a will on 6 August 1746.3 His will dated August 6, 1746, gave to Nathaniel, his son, "one gun which was once his uncle Nathaniel's. James died on 19 September 1746 at the age of 69 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.3,7,8,57 69 years at death He was buried in Old Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.57 He.58 Elizabeth Ackley in 1724 Colchester, CT accused Sarah Spencer of witchcraft by "riding and pinching." Her husband James threatened Sarah. A minister testified to Sarah being an upstanding Christian. Sarah Spencer in response sued them for 500 pounds. She received 5 pounds and costs. The Ackley's appealed, and Sarah received only 1 shilling. The Ackley's were declared not insane, and so were credible witnesses.

James ACKLEY Sr and Elizabeth COMEDY were married about 1706 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.3,5,6,7,8,9,10,16,59 Elizabeth COMEDY, daughter of Nathaniel COMEDY and Mary BACHELDER, was born about 1689 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.6,8,57,59 She died on 19 September 1755 at the age of 66 in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.3,5,7,8,57,60,61 66 years at death
Early Ohio Settlers, 1700s-1900s has date as 19 May 1855

Long Island Genealogy's Surname Databases has death 10 MAY 1755 She was buried in Old Cove Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.51,57,59

James ACKLEY Sr-2269 and Elizabeth COMEDY-2270 had the following children:

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James ACKLEY Jr-2271.

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Nicholas ACKLEY-2730.

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Nathaniel ACKLEY-2278.

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Ensign Gideon ACKLEY-3461.

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v.

Desire ACKLEY-3560.

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Elizabeth ACKLEY-3562.

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Benajah ACKLEY-3578.